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Monrovia’s Incumbents Sweep Contenders

By Terry Miller In this 2020 race, locally and nationally we’ve seen muckraking attacks, both figurative and literal, and nobody knows where it’ll end. Despite the seemingly endless attacks, voters made educated decisions. The big surprise of the...

Voting: A Heritage and a Privilege

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Voting may seem a bit different this election with new locations and tough screen voting. The difficulties and challenges of this election are nothing compared to the struggle women waged to gain the right to vote.  This is the centennial year of women...

Monrovia Co-Sponsors 5k Run Tackling Suicide Epidemic

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Impact Southern California CDC in conjunction with the Bethel AME Church of Monrovia are presenting Choose 2 Live: Suicide Awareness and Prevention Crusade on Saturday, March 21 at Library Park in Old Town Monrovia from 9 a.m....

Power Outage Frustrates 500 Monrovia Homes

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Southern California Edison (SCE) had planned a power outage to take place in the northeastern section of Monrovia, including parts of Myrtle Avenue in Old Town, beginning Saturday, Feb. 22 at midnight and lasting, allegedly, until Sunday, Feb. 23, at 10 a.m. That didn’t...

Southern California Edison Work Will Begin in Front of City Hall in February

- Courtesy image F. Muhammad from Pixabay Beginning Feb. 3, Southern California Edison (SCE), along with other approved contractors (International Line Builders and Rokstad), will be working in the neighborhood on and near Ivy Avenue adjacent to City Hall to...

Monrovians Donate 5.5 Acres to the Hillside Wilderness Preserve

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Two Monrovians graciously offered to donate 5.5 acres of private property to the City of Monrovia, adding land to the Hillside Wilderness Preserve. On Jan. 21, the City Council approved the items related to the donation including rezoning the property, ensuring the land cannot be developed. It...

Monrovia’s Community Emergency Response Training This Saturday

Monrovia Community Emergency Response Training’s (CERT) next basic training is the first three Saturdays of February from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pre-registration is now open at Eventbrite. The classes will cover emergency preparedness, fire suppression and safety, disaster medical operations,...

Annual Homeless Count Begins in Monrovia

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Volunteers hit the streets of Monrovia to count homeless during the first day of the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count Tuesday. The count is designed and run by Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) to help understand and fight homelessness. Due to...

Avalon Bay Project Breaks Ground in Monrovia

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By Susan Motander Members of the Monrovia City Council joined officials from Avalon Bay to turn over ceremonial shovels of dirt to celebrate the construction of a 154-unit mixed-use apartment complex. There will be several store fronts opening on Myrtle Avenue along with the...

Stay in the Monrovia Loop

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Compiled by Susan Motander State of the City Address Will be Jan. 29 Each year the mayor and members of the City Council address the entire community and present the “State of the City” in a relatively brief presentation. This is...
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